Intermediate Bike Maintenance course over three consecutive Wednesday evenings. The £50 fee covers all three sessions.
A practical class where you can learn at your own pace with our experienced, qualified mechanic instructors. This intermediate course is just the job for those who have already attended one of our basic courses, or have some previous experience. It runs over three Wednesday evenings at our professionally equipped community workshop.
Together we will cover the following:
gears - selection, set-up and adjustment, replacing cables
assessing drive-train wear and trouble shooting
chain removal and replacement
cassette/freewheel removal and replacement
crankset removal and replacement
servicing and adjusting Bottom Bracket and Headset bearings
wheel hub servicing and adjustment
assessing wheel faults
truing a minor wheel buckle
we don't cover hydraulic braking systems, hub gears or electric stuff!
You'll be provided with all necessary tools and parts, and refreshments are available throughout the evening.